Accounting & Information Assurance

The Cost of Being Transparent
New research shows that information public companies reveal in SEC disclosures cuts down their competitive advantage faster.
Mar 23, 2021
Unveiling the “Dark” Side of Business
New research shows the “dark” personality traits that make a boss bad may be the reason they got the job in the first place.
Mar 04, 2021
What GAAP Earnings Reveal About the Future Job Market
New research develops predictions that link aggregate GAAP earnings to aggregate job creation and destruction.
Nov 12, 2020
When Managers Can Be Wrong But Still Right
Management forecasts – in particular, the parts that are wrong – may contain predictive information about future earnings even after earnings announcements.
Oct 15, 2020
Do Innovative Firms Communicate More?
New research finds that successful innovation, measured in patents, leads firms to issue more voluntary management forecasts, which can then spur more investment in the firm.
May 07, 2020
The Value of the CAPEX Forecast
New research looks at the capital expenditure, or CAPEX, forecast to see how it influences company investment behavior.
Apr 28, 2020
How To Stay Ahead of Cyber Risk
Cyber risk can come from data breaches or cyber attacks, but to really root out cyber threats and prepare for risks, organizations need to take a new approach.
Jan 21, 2020
Confused by Unclear Accounting Information
In the grand scheme of the economy, the accounting information that individual firms report can have big impacts.
Sep 05, 2019
A Guide for Turbulent Times
A quarterly announcement from one firm can reduce risk and uncertainty across the industry, research from Rebecca Hann shows.
Jan 30, 2019
How Better Benefits Affect the Bottom Line
“You need to be above the market, because the moment everyone has the same thing, employees think they can always go out and look for another job," the researchers explain.
Jul 24, 2018

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